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1 Impressionism by Phillip Martin

2 Impressionism What can that possibly mean?

3 Impressionism An “ism” is a suffix at the end of many English words. It comes from Greek “ismos” and Latin “ismus”. You have seen it at the end of words like optimism, Buddhism, racism, favoritism, and terrorism.

4 Impressionism It signifies a belief, practice, idea, or movement. In art, there are many movements that end in ism. One of the most important ISMs is Impressionism.

5 Impressionism It’s really hard to give the definition of Impressionism without using the word “impression”. Light was important to the Impressionists. They wanted to capture the moment. Woman with a Parasol by Claude Monet

6 Impressionism Light on objects and the shadows around them change during the day. Impressionists wanted capture the way light changed colors in their surroundings. That’s how they captured the moment. Shepherdess by Camille Pissarro

7 Impressionism Many of the Impressionists were from France where the movement started in the 1860s. At first the public did not like their work. One newspaper critic called their work sketches or impressions, but not finished pieces. Dancers in Pink by Edgar Degas

8 Impressionism Boating by Edouard Manet Dancers in Pink by Edgar Degas Times change and now the Impressionists are among the world’s most popular artists.

9 Impressionism Boating by Edouard Manet Girl with a Watering Can
Dancers in Pink by Edgar Degas Girl with a Watering Can By Pierre- Auguste Renoir

10 Impressionism One of the central artists associated with Impressionism was Claude Monet. Monet’s painting, Impression, Sunrise, inspired the name of the movement. Claude Monet

11 Impressionism Impression, Sunrise By Claude Monet

12 Impressionism Visiting his home and garden in Giverny, is like walking inside his paintings. The water lilies are still there.

13 Impressionism Water Lilies by Claude Monet

14 Impressionism Water Lilies by Claude Monet

15 Impressionism So now you know about Impressionism in art. If you want to know more, you can always a research Cubism, Surrealism, Expressionism, Constructivism, Fauvism, Pointillism, Dadaism, Realism, Post -Modernism, Modernism, Mannerism, Neo-Expressionism, and Romanticism. . . for starters.

16 Movements Impressionism Cubism Pointillism Realism Surrealism
More isms

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